Nathan K. Wines - Cabernet Franc Finger Lakes 2021
Hand picked and destemmed, minimal intervention, twice a day punch downs for just over two weeks. Then, basket pressed into neutral oak barrels and aged in barrels for two months to keep the wine more fruit forward - Bottled unfined and without any sulfites added.
The vineyard is located in Dresden near the Seneca Lake. The vines are farmed sustainably with no use of herbicides and insecticides. The Cabernet Franc grows on silt loam soil and they are 25 years old on average. In 2021, the yields were around 4T per acre and the CF was harvested on October 27th.
Light, bell pepper, earthy
Producer: Nathan Kendall
Varietal: Cabernet Franc
Region: Finger Lakes, New York